HPE and ETI-NET, Inc.

HPE NonStop and ETI-NET BackBox VTC

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Solution overview

Working together. Accelerating results.

  • A new style of partnering

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise and ETI-NET are collaborating in a fresh new way to bring increased value to customers like you.

    We know that acquiring technology is only the first step in achieving a business goal. The technology pieces need to work together. They need to be tested. They need to provide rich functionality, quickly and effectively, so you can concentrate on your business needs.


    To help satisfy these needs, ETI-NET is a member of the HPE Partner Ready for Technology Partner program, an industry-leading approach to supply sophisticated integrated technologies in a simple, confident, and efficient manner.


    ETI-NET has access to the right tools, processes, and resources to help our joint customers accelerate innovation and transformation that brings value, achieves business needs, and increases revenue and market share.

  • Product overviews
    BackBox Virtual Tape Controller (VTC) is a backup solution with an external hardware controller that is managed by HPE NonStop resident software. BackBox VTC attaches to one or several HPE NonStop servers via FC or High Voltage Differential (HVD) SCSI and emulates dozens of tape devices.

    The HPE NonStop resident software component, supplied with BackBox VTC, integrates the emulated tape devices and BackBox VTC-attached storage with unmodified HPE backup utilities and tape catalog systems.


    BackBox Dedupe Software, Powered by QoreStor™ is a software-defined secondary storage platform that provides various options, such as deduplication, replication, encryption, and cloud tiering. With this solution, the platform reduces storage requirements and costs. It increases security and availability by replicating quickly and reliably to another BackBox VTC or to the cloud. HPE NonStop and ETI-NET BackBox takes advantage of the simplicity, security, and redundancy of public or private cloud platforms by leveraging the cloud service capabilities for archiving and disaster recovery.


    HPE NonStop: For business that never stops

    HPE NonStop was designed with built-in clustering and workload balancing to enable withstanding single points of failure, so applications continue as if no failure occurred. It means no disruption of work, no impact on customers, and no degradation in performance. For almost four decades, the HPE NonStop architecture remains the ideal choice when there is a need for reliable updatesuninterrupted availability—in compute environments that serve mission-critical businesses.


    HPE NonStop scales up to 16 HPE NonStop CPUs and 6 cores per CPU within a single node, each running its own copy of the HPE NonStop OS, and scales out to 4,080 HPE NonStop CPUs on 255 networked nodes or 24,480 cores.


    HPE NonStop comes with a built-in transactions management framework that helps ensure full data integrity. Support for modern languages, interfaces, and

    Eclipse-based environment makes applications development faster, easier, and more efficient. HPE NonStop also comes with modern security algorithms and encryption technologies.

  • Company overview

    About ETI-NET

    ETI-NET, a privately held company located in Montreal, Canada, is an accomplished player in back up of critical data for industries that never stop.

    ETI-NET is developing user-friendly software solutions that allow HPE NonStop servers to access modern storage technologies. Now in their third decade of operation, ETI-NET has a reputation for delivering leading-edge components to major data centers globally. With a mission to deliver industry-leading storage solutions, products, and services, ETI-NET is committed to high-quality requirements and standard compliances for backup and recovery, connected HPE NonStop servers, and data retention.


    ETI-NET products evolved in the earliest days of massive data transfer across disparate servers within complex data centers. The company acquired a core competence in managing this category of data traffic, which today defines the market for advanced backup solutions. Backup interfaces from HPE NonStop to mainframes, APIs to storage servers, and device emulators and controllers are the result of the company’s focus and expertise in this important field.


    For over 25 years, hundreds of the world’s largest companies have been relying on ETI-NET software due to unique expertise, impeccable track record, and reputation for excellence.


    About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open, and intelligent technology solutions, with a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, to help customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance.

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